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INDYCAR

INDIANAPOLIS 500

Site: Indianapolis

Schedule: Thursday, pit stop practice, 12:15 p.m., pit stop practice, 2 p.m.; Friday, practice, 11 a.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 12:21 p.m., ABC.

Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval, 2.5 miles).

Race distance: 500 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Alexander Rossi stunned the field for his only win in 21 career starts.

Last race: Will Power took both the pole and the checkered flag at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.

Fast facts: Scott Dixon won the pole for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Dixon had the fastest average speed in 21 years at 232.164 MPH. Arie Luyendyk set the track record of 236.986 mph in second-day qualifying in 1996. ...Dixon's pole snapped a six-race streak of starting first for Team Penske. ...Rossi seems to have taken to Indy quite well. After winning in 2016, Rossi will start a career-best third. ...Formula 1 stalwart Fernando Alonso will start fifth.

Next race: Detroit Grand Prix, June 3-4, The Raceway at Belle Isle, Belle Isle, Michigan.

Online: http://www.indycar.com

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NASCAR

MONSTER CUP

COCA-COLA 600

Site: Concord, North Carolina

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 2 p.m. (FS1), qualifying, 7:15 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, practice, 9 a.m. (FS1), practice, 11:30 a.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 6 p.m., FOX.

Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 600 miles, 400 laps

Last year: Martin Truex Jr. won from the pole.

Last race: Kyle Busch won in Charlotte for the first time in a Cup car during the All-Star race.

Fast facts: NASCAR announced its 2018 schedule on Tuesday. Richmond will host a playoff race next year, and the regular-season finale will be in Indianapolis. Las Vegas's second date will also mark the start of the playoffs. ...Kyle Larson leads the series with 475 points. Larson's average finish is 6.9. ...Truex led all but just eight laps in winning at Charlotte in 2016.

Next race: AAA 400 Drive for Autism, June 4, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

XFINITY

HISENSE 4K TV 300

Site: Concord, North Carolina

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 4 p.m. (FS1), practice, 6 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 10:05 a.m. (FS1), race, 1 p.m., FS1.

Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles).

Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Denny Hamlin led 76 laps in winning in Charlotte.

Last race: Aric Almirola won in Talladega from the 23rd spot on the grid, by far the lowest of any series winner this year.

Fast facts: Next season, the playoffs will be held in Richmond, Charlotte and Dover — with the title race in Miami. ...Elliott Sadler is in first place heading to Charlotte. But Justin Allgaier has a series-best seven playoff points, while Ryan Reed has five.

Next race: OneMain Financial 200, June 3, Dover International Speedway.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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NASCAR

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

Last week: Kyle Busch won his second race in a row at Charlotte.

Next race: Bay Harbor 200, June 2, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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FORMULA ONE

MONACO GRAND PRIX

Site: Monte Carlo, Monaco

Schedule: Thursday, practice, 4 a.m., practice, 8 a.m.; Saturday, practice, 5 a.m., qualifying, 8 a.m., Sunday, race, 8 a.m., NBC.

Track: Monaco Circuit (circuit, 2.07 miles).

Race distance: 161.7 miles, 78 laps

Last year: Lewis Hamilton captured his first win of 2016 in Monaco.

Last race: Hamilton won for the second time this season in Spain.

Fast facts: The series heads to Monaco, arguably the most iconic race in the sport. Formula 1 has been visiting Monaco since 1950. ...Qualifying is perhaps more important here than any race in the series, given how difficult it is to pass cars on this track. ...Sebastian Vettel has a six-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the standings. Valterri Bottas is third — but is 35 points behind Hamilton.

Next race: Grand Prix of Canada, June 11, Montreal.

Online: http://www.formula1.com

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NHRA

Last race: Antron Brown won the Heartland Nationals in Topeka, Kansas.

Next race: New England Nationals, June 2-4, New England Dragway, Epping, New Hampshire.

Online: http://www.nhra.com

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OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Friday, Outlaw Showdown, The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Concord, North Carolina.

Online: http://www.woosprint.com/